Honduras

Colonia Elvel, Quinta calle, casa 2061, Tegucigualpa M.D.C, Honduras

honduras@giromartinez.com
+52 55 7100 2530

Power of attorney
(pending)

Óscar Álvarez

Lawyer

Yadira Maradiaga

Lawyer

Basic practical information

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Paris Convention

Yes

Madrid System (Agreement or Protocol)

No

PCT

Yes

The Hague Agreement

No

Lisbon Agreement for Appellations of Origin

No

Budapest Treaty for Deposit of Microorganisms

Yes

UPOV for Plan Varieties

No
PATENTS

Obligation to file first with national office

Yes

Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date

Any

Language(s) of translation language(s) of procedure

Spanish

Time Limit for filing translation as of filing date

2 months from the filing date

Time limit for filing translation of PCT

30 months from priority date

Certification needed for translation

Yes

Multiple dependency of claims allowed

No

Additional claims fees

No

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, within 30 days of filing

Translation of priority application required

Upon request

Certification needed for translation of priority application

Yes

Obligation to submit prior art

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term (Rules 26bis.3 and 49ter PCT)

Yes, as Receiving Office and in national phase

Time limit for entering national/regional phase

30 months from priority date

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes

Legalisation of power of attorney required

Yes, by Consul or Apostille

Legalisation of assignment deed required

Yes, by Consul or Apostille
TRADEMARKS

Classification

Report in process of being updated

Multiclass applications

Report in process of being updated

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 30 days from application date

Certified copy of priority application required

Within 30 business days of filing date

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet a time limit

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, Consul or Apostille

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, Consul or Apostille
DESIGNS

Classification

Report in process of being updated

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes

Multiple Deposits

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, Consul or Apostille

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, Consul or Apostille
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